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demanded violence against the united states in the most brutal way. you know, he was -- he was rapidly pro al qaeda. >> reporter: and now it turns out that was no act, and the implications are huge for u.s. efforts against al qaeda in the region. every single unsuccessful air strike, every single fact he provided, every other informant working for the u.s. in the area, will not have to be closely re-examined. nothing short of a major catastrophe for u.s. intelligence at a time when their best efforts are needed. >> thank you, brian. >>> and still ahead on "world news," is this latest kind of elder abuse? a nurse and pharmacist stand abused. >>> do you need these? everne is talking about the brand new gadgets billed as the next big thing. >>> and out of peril and into life and life and life. happy new year! welcome to progressive.com! this place is hoppin'! ah, it's resolution season! well, my resolution -- save money. last year, millions of people visited progressive.com, and those who switched saved an average of over $350. no wonder it's like a party in here. [ blows horn ] [ blowing rhy
? >> reporter: good evening, diane. well, for the second time since 9/11, the president of the united states is directing the intelligence community to do its job better. today, the president was contrite. >> as president, i have a solemn responsibility to protect our nation and our people. and when the system fails, it is my responsibility. >> reporter: president obama explained the three main findings of the review. one, the u.s. government had sufficient information to disrupt the al qaeda plot. two, the intelligence community leadership did not increase analytic resources working on the full threat. three, the watch listing system failed, and needs to be strengthened and improved. >> rather than a failure to collect or share intelligence, this was a failure to connect and understand the intelligence that we already have. >> reporter: the review states that information was obtained by several agencies over the last several months, including data about abdulmutallab, about the plans of al qaeda in the arabian peninsula, and the man known as the nigerian, believed to be abdulmutallab, plann
in afghanistan by the united states with more awareness within afghanistan on our shortfalls and shortcomings and the requirements for a better afghanistan. >> part of the opposition of the united states was americans are losing their lives. and we know afghan security forces and civilians are losing their lives, too. but americans are losing their live lives when corruption is undermining the objective. >> the objective is here, indeed. corruption is there in afghanistan. corruption is undermining our government, our society, and we must continue to work against it. i as the president of afghanistan am responsible and must take care of the afghan part of corruption. within the afghan community. >> when you went to helen we were told it was rocket fueled gun fire that was fired at you. how many assassination attempts? >> i don't know, maybe three, four. not much. >> when the u.s. pushes you to go out more in the country? >> the afghan people want to see more of their country. it's a good thing. for me to be with the afghan people is great, great joy. if that means taking a risk, i must take i
of the united states, more complicated. 61 3r7b9 support the troop surge. they bring security, says this woman. but eight years in disappointment in america's performance left overall approval of 38%. what about the taliban? results show they are unpopular. they say, we are bad memories of the taliban. why ham need karzai is riding the postelection ride of hope, abc news and our partners sent pollsters out door to door taking the pulse of 1,500 people, asking them about ordinary life. also, that covering for women, the burqa. should it be the husband's decision or hers? in this country a split decision. the majority of men say it's the husband's choice. this woman added perspective. my husband's not the problem, she says. it's the taliban i'm afraid of. and sometimes small signes of progress. 60% of the poll says they are cell phones. every one of you as a cell phone? but 85% of them say they have no refrigerator. and few of hope of such a thing. and one more sobers number. more than half of afghans say they have never been to school. and we'll be back with more from afghanistan later. now, we
common history. >> madame speaker -- >> the president of the united states. >> this administration today here and now declares unconditional war on poverty in amica. >> the era of big government is over. >> states like these and their terrorist allies constitute an axis of evil. >> reporter: in bold times. and bad times. >> needless to say, it would be an understatement if i were not to admit that the year 1973 was not a very easy year for me persally, or my family. >> reporter: from watergate to a chastened president, standing in the wreckage of a health care defeat. >> i know that last year, as the evidence indicates, we bit off more than we could chew. >> reporter: an accidental president tries honesty on the reeling economy. >> i want to speak very bluntly. i've got bad news, and i don't expect much, if any, applause. >> reporter: through it all, we still come to laugh -- >> incidentally, i'm delighted you are celebrating the 100th birthday of the congress. it's always a pleasure to congratulate someone with more birthdays than i've had. >> reporter: to be surprised, searching for th
to patrol every u.s. flight coming into the united states from abroad, and protect passengers from terror plots. we want to turn right away to brian ross now who has details of what happened today. >> reporter: diane, president obama ordered what is being called a surge of federal air marshal s to every flight is covered by air marshals. they are calling this a race against time for fear that other terrorists may be in a pipeline, trained like the underwear bomber. this will require the entire force of 3200 air marshals who work the international flights. domestic flights will be covered by other law enforcement personnel from inside the department of homeland security. >> reporte >> they want this in place by? >> reporter: february 1st. >> i heard people say, what could air marshals do on this christmas day incident? >> reporter: they watch and observe passengers as they board the flights. and we're told that the suspect, abdulmutallab displayed many signs that would have caused him to be stopped. he was nervous, rubbing his forehead and had a 1,000 yard stare, enough to trigger suspicio
there are other suicide bombers out there whhave been given missions to attack the united states, and they have not been found. >> reporter: authorities tell abc news the accusedorthwest airlines bomber gave the fbi specific names and descriptions or several noarabs who trained with him in yemen. >> there are also women who have been trained. so, al qaeda is rook looking to put together an attack using people who would not fit a profile that we'd be looking for. >> reporter: u.s. officials say in one 48-hour period last weekend, six different people on the no-fly list were stopped from boarding u.s. flights. two of them in london, attempting to board an american airlines flight to miami and a chicago.irlines flight to the four others were stopped attempting to board flights in kenya, the caribbean island of st. maarten, in ft. lauderdale and minneapolis. at a conference today in europe, homeland security secretary janet napolitano said the screening system is now working much better. >> we decrease substantially the ability of the terrorists like al qaeda to exploit the travel system to kill th
that has never been seen before, the president of the united states questioned in public by his congressional opponents with the cameras rolling. it happened at a retreat of house republicans who invited the president to speak. they probably did not expect their guest to speak as frankly as he did. and the republicans gave it right back. jake tapper is at the white house this evening. >> reporter: the goal was to have the president and the loyal opposition have a serious discussion about issues and how to forge bipartisan consensus going forward. it became, in many ways, an airing of grievances. pleasantries about the need for bipartisanship -- >> they didn't send us to washington to fight each other in some sort of political steel cage match -- >> reporter: quickly made way for serious gripes. >> when you stood up before the american people multiple times and said you would broadcast the health care debates on c-span, you didn't. >> president, multiple times, from your administration, there have come statements that republicans have no ideas and no solutions. >> reporter: the p
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